Should You Hire an MBA Admissions Consultant?

By - Apr 21, 09:37 AM   Comments [2]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on With acceptance rates at the most elite business schools ranging from 6.8 to 21.6 percent, a growing number of MBA hopefuls are relying on the services of admissions consultants to help them market their candidacy and...

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High Level GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice: Analysis and Answers

By - Apr 21, 07:30 AM   Comments [0]

We have you a challenging series of GMAT Reading Comprehension tasks to work on in our last blog entry. Now that you've tried them out on your own (if you haven't yet, pause now and take 10-20 minutes to do so), we're going to walk...

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Connect with admissions officers at The Economist’s Online MBA Fair

By - Apr 21, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

If you’re thinking about an MBA, one important step in your applications is to speak with admissions officers.

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 21): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Apr 21, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) What is the sum of digits in decimal notation of number ? (A) 158 (B) 162 (C) 165 (D) 174 (E) 183 Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Only Knewton Gmat prep gives you access to >3,400 GMAT...

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High Level GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice

By - Apr 18, 13:45 PM   Comments [0]

We've recently discussed GMAT Reading Comprehension question types and patterns in detail, so it's time to try your hand at identifying question types and answering some difficult practice questions. GMAT Reading Comprehension Practice: The Passage "Strange Bedfellows!" lamented the title of a recent letter to Museum News,...

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A trick to tackling GMAT probability questions

By - Apr 18, 06:05 AM   Comments [0]

I was looking for a nice and easy probability problem for today’s post, but then I stumbled upon this deceptive question. Set your timer for two minutes, and see if you can get the correct answer. Then read below for the full explanation, and see if...

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 18): Arithmetic and Critical Reasoning

By - Apr 18, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (PS) , , and are positive integers. When is divided by , the remainder is . If when is divided by , the remainder is , which of the following must be true? (A) is even (B)...

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GMAT Stress Management: Improve Your Performance

By - Apr 17, 15:14 PM   Comments [1]

Last time I talked about anticipation stress and how it can impede your preparation for the GMAT. Keep working on conquering that kind of stress. Now, let's talk about the other type of stress that I mentioned in my previous blog entry - test day/performance stress....

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GMAT Question of the Day (April 17): Overlapping Sets and Sentence Correction

By - Apr 17, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math (DS) Among the first ten cyclists who crossed the finish-line, 4 were Italians and 8 represented Telefonica team. How many cyclists who represented Telefonica team and finished in the top ten were not Italians? 1. 2 Italians who finished in the top ten did not represent...

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Stanford, Synonymous with Satisfaction

By - Apr 16, 21:16 PM   Comments [0]

By Stacy Blackman Consulting Super salary doesn’t equal satisfaction, Forbes reveals in its latest ranking of the most satisfied MBA graduates. While Tuck School of Business, the Wharton School, and Chicago Booth alumni typically receive paychecks in the $200,000 range,  Forbes says these graduates gave middling...

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